August 29, 2015

Fido release of Yocto

So it’s about time we posted a Fido image. For the impatient, here are two image files: For Nitrogen6X, BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite), and Nitrogen6_Max boards:core-image-sato-dev-nitrogen6x.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6_Lite boards:core-image-sato-dev-nitrogen6x-lite.sdcard.gz These images are core-image-sato-dev with gstreamer, gpu tools, and gstreamer …

March 3, 2015

Debian Jessie images for i.MX6 boards

When we put together our post on use of the Debian installer, we intended it as a learning exercise as much as anything. We described the steps needed to create and compile a kernel and use a couple …

January 8, 2015

Qt for Device Creation

If you don’t already, you should know about The Qt Company’s enterprise device creation offering, a Qt-optimized pre-built software stack that lets you immediately get started with prototyping on a real device for embedded Linux and Android development. …

December 15, 2014

Ubuntu Trusty December 2014 release

It’s the middle of December and time for an updated image with Ubuntu 14.04 (code name Trusty) for our i.MX6 boards. It’s also time that we pushed a console-only image for those using our boards in applications that …

November 23, 2014

Dizzy release of Yocto

If you didn’t catch the announcement on the meta-freescale mailing list, or the one on i.MX Community, the Yocto 1.7 release (code name Dizzy) is now officially out for Freescale-based boards and it’s time to toot some horns! …

September 25, 2014

Ubuntu Trusty for i.MX6 boards – September 2014

We’ve just uploaded a new image of Ubuntu Trusty for our i.MX6 boards that contains some nice new features that deserve some explanation. Since the the initial release contains proper packaging, you could upgrade using sudo apt-get update, …

November 11, 2013

Second release of Jellybean 4.3 Beta on i.MX6

How’s this for timing? We just pushed a new release of the Jellybean 4.3 Beta, and immediately received a hint that the GA (General Availability) release is available. This binary release contains some updates to our first release, …

October 19, 2013

Jellybean 4.3 Beta on i.MX6

To make sure you have the best tools available, Freescale has released a Beta version of Jellybean 4.3, and we’ve updated our sources to use it. There are some nice new features, including the Cactus Video Player, and …